Solicitors Practising Certificate - Queensland

Service summary

This certificate is required by any person practising as a solicitor in Queensland except employees of State and Commonwealth Governments.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be admitted to the Roll of Legal Practitioners.


This certificate cannot be transferred.


This certificate remains in effect for 12 months from 1 July to 30 June the following year. Applications for renewal must be lodged by 31 May.


View the list of Membership fees.


You can obtain this certificate by submitting an application for a Solicitors Practising Certificate and paying the necessary fees. For further information contact the Queensland Law Society Incorporated.

Applicants for Principal Level Certificates must also comply with the continuing legal education rules and the indemnity rules.

Administering agency

Queensland Law Society Incorporated

Act(s) name

Legal Profession Act 2007 (Queensland)

Contact details

Manager, Records and Member Service
Queensland Law Society Incorporated

Operating address:
Level 2
179 Ann Street
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 1785
Brisbane, Queensland 4001


07 3842 5883


07 3220 0616

Supporting information


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